Around the holiday season, everyone is thinking about their gift list. Even business leaders are contemplating what new technologies will give them a brighter, more successful New Year. Of course, the typical hot topics come to mind: compliance, security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and edge computing. Yet one important item should also be on your IT gift list (regardless of season), and it’s a gift to both your company and your staff: better training to address today’s widening digital skills gap in enterprise cloud deployment.
As I listened to a recent BriefingsDirect podcast, the idea of cloud training dominated the interview. According to Robert Christiansen, vice president at Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, businesses need to concentrate more on their people — instead of their technology — to speed cloud deployment.